BJP distances itself from Varun row

March 18th, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS  

Bharatiya Janata Party New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday said it has dissociated itself from the statements attributed to its Pilibhit candidate Varun Gandhi.
“The BJP disapproves and dissociates itself from the statements attributed to Mr Varun Gandhi,” party spokesperson Ravi Shankar Prasad told a news conference here.

“The bjp distances itself,” he said, pointing out that Varun Gandhi had himself raised questions on the authenticity of the CD showing him making inflammatory statements.

He clarified that the BJP had not received any notice from the Election Commission on the matter.

Varun Gandhi will reply to the Election Commission and then “we shall see”, Prasad said

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